3 new art exhibits open at Providence Art Club

The Providence Art Club is pleased to host three exciting new exhibitions running February 14 – March 5 in their historic galleries at 11 Thomas Street. On view in Maxwell Mays Gallery, viewers will find recent landscapes by Mary Dorsey Brewster and Warren Jagger in the exhibition Far & Near. In the Mary Castelnovo Gallery, Massachusetts artist Lucia deLeiris will be the subject of a mini solo exhibition featuring her recent works. In the Dodge House Gallery, Charlotte Breed Handy will exhibit a range of works in the exhibition Re(In)trospective. Gallery hours are weekdays 12-4pm and any other time by appointment.

Mary Dorsey Brewster is a landscape painter based in Rhode Island. She has also been a practicing architect, studied at RISD and founded the award-winning Brewster Thornton Group Architects LLC in Providence. Warren Jagger also studied at RISD and is the founder of the architectural photography firm Warren Jagger Photography, Inc. Lucia deLeiris is a painter based in Massachusetts with a focus on depicting the natural world from life. She earned her BS in Zoology from the University of Maryland and has painted in painting in the Russian Arctic, South and Central America, Greenland, and Europe. Charlotte Breed Handy is an architect by profession, the principle of her own studio, and earned her degree at Yale University. She focuses on creating watercolors and oils of local landscapes with an interest in coastal scenes.

Visitors are welcome at the Club, which continues to observe safety precautions. There is ample room for social distancing in the Club’s three large gallery spaces. All visitors are required to wear masks, and private visits are available by appointment. For more information or to schedule an interview with any of artists please contact Art Club Gallery Manager Michael Rose at 401-331-1114 ext.5, or via email at

About the Providence Art Club

Founded in 1880 to stimulate the appreciation of art in the community, the Club has long been a place for artists and art patrons to congregate, create, display and circulate works of art.  Located along Thomas Street, in the shadow of the First Baptist Church, the Providence Art Club is a picturesque procession of historic houses, home to studios, galleries and the clubhouse. Through its public programs, its art instruction classes for members and its active exhibition schedule, the Providence Art Club continues a tradition of sponsoring and supporting the visual arts in Providence and throughout Rhode Island.


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